Site works on install, but never again (3 posts)

  1. wjenkins741
    Posted 3 years ago #


    The 5 minute install works like a charm, but I can never access the site again after I close my browser. I even copied the correct localhost site address, then pasted it again after reopening the browser.

    Why would it only work upon installing, but never again?


  2. 2ninerniner2
    Posted 3 years ago #

    When you open your browser again to access your local site, did you also make sure your local server is running? (XAMPP, WAMP, MAMP, etc)

  3. wjenkins741
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I wasn't running WAMP correctly at the time, now it's active but I still have the same problem.

    When I run the site in VS 2010 it displays the files in the website directory on the system, but not the Website pages as they should display. Going a step further and pointing to the index.php file only downloads the index.php. It does not display the site. This seems like it should be a simple problem to fix to me, but I can't seem to Google up the correct question to get the answer.

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